Photo by Tom Wilmshurst.

Front row, left to right: Lorri Perreault, Our Lady of the Angels Regional Director; Mary Romero, San Gabriel Regional Director; Sandra Yanez, San Fernando Regional Director; Alexandria (Sandi) Arnold, Chief Development and Communications Officer; Dan Grimm, Santa Barbara Regional Director; Monsignor Gregory A. Cox, Executive Director. Back row, left to right: Bruce Hackman, San Pedro Regional Director; Leland (Lee) Ratleff, Director of Human Resources; and Dan O’Brien, Chief Financial Officer. Not pictured: Brenda Thomas, Director of Intra-Agency Programs.

Executive Team

Executive Director

Rev. Monsignor Gregory A. Cox, M.Div., M.S.W., M.B.A.

Monsignor Cox holds a Master of Divinity degree from St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, California. He earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University.

In May 1993, he was appointed Executive Director of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles. Prior to assuming this position, Monsignor Cox was a Regional Director of the agency’s Our Lady of the Angels Region. During his tenure as a Regional Director, he was instrumental in opening five community services sites which continue to provide a breadth of social services, including case management, referral services, and employment assistance to low-income individuals and families.

As Executive Director, Monsignor Cox is responsible for administering an annual budget in excess of $40 million and oversees five service Regions located in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

Chief Financial Officer

Dan O’Brien
Telephone: (213) 251-3410
Fax: (213) 380-4603

Chief Development and Communications Officer

Alexandria Arnold, MS
Telephone: (213) 251-3495
Fax: (213) 251-3497

Director of Human Resources

Leland Ratleff, MA
Telephone: (213) 251-3414
Fax: (213) 251-3402


Regional Directors

Armine Lalaian, MSW
Our Lady of the Angels Pastoral Region
Telephone: (213) 251-3468

Sandra Yanez, MA
San Fernando Pastoral Region
Telephone: (213) 251-3549

Xochitl Zendejas, MBA
San Gabriel Pastoral Region
Telephone: (213) 251-3512

Bruce Hackman, MDiv, MS, MSW
San Pedro Pastoral Region
Telephone: (213) 251-3429

Yolanda Vasquez
Santa Barbara Pastoral Region
Santa Barbara County and Ventura County
Telephone: (805) 965-7045

Intra-Agency Programs

Brenda Thomas
Telephone: (213) 251-3412

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